June 5, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Coffeeville's 200th birthday

Vivian Wilson and Virginia Hodge, Coffeeville cousins, dressed in overalls and wore their hair in pig tails for the town's bicentennial celebration Saturday (top). They and other youngsters released balloons to mark the ocassion. More...

Local veterinarians to hold rabies clinics at different county locations on June 14

The State of Alabama Department of Public Health has designated the week of June 9-14 as rabies and dog bite awareness week. More...

Special Sections

Community

'Women on the Move' honor Mildred Robinson

On May 16, 2008, Mildred Robinson was honored by the Alabama State Women's Convention, along with others, at the Annie M. Wilson/Ethel T. Fallin Educational Banquet. Mrs. More...

GHMH Auxiliary chooses new officers

The Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary met on May 28 in the conference room. Mrs. Jeanee Parden called the business meeting to order at 9 a.m. The nomination committee (Mrs. Emily Steadham, Mrs. Cheryl Horton and Mrs. More...

Five injured in two-car collision May 30 on Old Highway 5

A two-car collision on Old Highway 5 May 30 near Timberlane Pool caused injuries for drivers and passengers. The wreck occurred at approximately 11:09 a.m. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

GH Chamber presents women's business workshop Grove Hill Area Chamber of Commerce and the Women's Business Center Inc. will host a women business and entrepreneur workshop Thursday, (today), June 5 from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. More...

Church News

Announcements

Truevine Baptist continues revival True Vine Baptist Church will continue its revival Thursday (tonight), June 5 and end Friday, June 6 at 7 p.m. nightly. Rev. Roderick Scott will be the evangelist. Annie Welch is the secretary. Rev. More...

Neihof to speak at revival

Dr. John Eldon Neihof Jr. will be the guest speaker at a revival June 5-8 at Okalona Methodist Protestant Bible Church in Grove Hill. Sunday Morning Worship is at 11 a.m., and Evening Services are at 7 p.m. More...

Possibilities are endless when you trust God

When the sleeping giant known as the church begins to wake up and allow the Holy Spirit of God to work, great things begin to happen in people's lives. More...

Lifestyle

Great food discovered during summer break with relatives

It's summer, and kids want to go somewhere for their summer break. As a child I too wanted to be able to go back to school and tell the other kids about my summer trip to a relative's house. More...

Gaddy-Kappel share vows in Vestavia Hills

Margaret Elizabeth Gaddy and Arthur Thomas Kappel III were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2008, at Mountain Chapel United Methodist Church in Vestavia Hills. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

CCHS students tour Child Advocacy Center

Members of the Spanish Club at Clarke County High School recently toured the Child Advocacy Center in Grove Hill. The club members brought snack foods for the children who come to the facility and a check for $176. More...

Woodie Pugh overwhelmingly wins post with 57% of the vote

Woodie Pugh made history Tuesday night, the first black to ever win a countywide race in Clarke County and the first to win the Democratic nomination to be county superintendent of education. More...

Court of the Judiciary takes up case against Judge DuBose

The Alabama Court of the Judiciary, a special court that convenes only to hear complaints against sitting judges, convened for the trial of Circuit Judge Stuart C. More...

Two people arrested for mugging Jackson golfer on course last week

Two Jackson juveniles have been arrested and charged with an attack at the Jackson Links golf course Thursday, May 29. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Vallee

Charles Omer Vallee Sr., 80, of Jackson died May 24, 2008 at a family residence. He was born Jan. 4, 1928. He was a native of Rumford, Maine. He was a member of Highland United Methodist Church of Griffin, Ga. More...

Roberts

Mamie Lee Roberts, 54, of Jackson died May 24, 2008 at a hospital in Montgomery. More...

Flowers

Etta Laverne Flowers, 91, of Prattville died May 25, 2008 at Baptist Hospital in Prattville. She was born Aug. 26, 1916 in Magnolia. She was a retired machine operator with Vanity Fair. More...

Sports

Cross, Dickinson headline area all-state players

Highlighted by a pair of state championship teams, Southwest Alabama was well represented in the latest Alabama Sports Writers Association allstate baseball team. More...

Area players represented on all-state teams

Millry High School pitcher Kristen Skinner, who helped lead the Lady Wildcats to the state title game in 1A softball, was named to the Super 10 as she headlines the Southwest Alabama players selected to the Alabama Sports Writers Association all-st More...

Gators send six players to all-star AISA ball games

The Alabama Independent School Association Coaches' Association will have their second annual all-star games next week, featuring junior and senior baseball and softball players. More...

Editorial

Hurricane season

Our Opinions

The official hurricane season started June 1. After a couple of years of no storms or minor storms for the Gulf Coast area, people should not become complacent and unprepared. More...

Letter to the Editor

'Angels among us' Dear Editor, I am writing this letter to make my fellow Clarke Countians aware we have "angels among us." Prayer really works. We have a wonderful group of people who are vital to our well being. More...

Hurricane season has started

Congress Reports

The 2008 hurricane season officially begins this week, Sunday, June 1, and lasts until November 30. With a busy season predicted, it is never too soon to start making preparations in the event a hurricane comes our way. More...

Records

County Records

Marriage license applications Richard Antwon Jones, to Samantha Lafaye Richardson; Raymond E. Capers Jr., to Brenda F. Coleman; Charles Edward Nettles, to Tonia Baldwin Gildersleeve. More...

Schools

Academic Top 10's presented

The Academic Top 10 for the ninth grade includes Ashley Foster, Andrew Solorzano, Santina Johnson, Jacob Horton, Davis Rhodes, Shelby Mullins, Caroline Harvey, Abbey Walker and Ericka Williams. (None of the photos are in order of academic position). More...

Education reporter says farewell

On May 23, I walked into the CCHS gymnasium with butterflies in my stomach and raindrops on my cap. More...

Talent Show winners recognized

During May, the Annual Staff sponsored a schoolwide talent show. With acts including singing, dancing, and instrumental playing, the top three were selected. More...